Bands, DJs, solo artists and songwriters
Develop yourself as an artist
As a band, DJ, solo artist or songwriter, the Centre for Music can help you find other musicians, get gigs, perform and record your music and develop yourself as an artist. As a Centre for Music member you can benefit from:
- access to rehearsal studios and practice rooms – DJ equipment and instruments available – fully equipped
- free or highly subsidised music lessons in all instruments including orchestral, vocal coaching and DJing
- recording, arranging and producing mini courses
- access to our recording studio
- masterclass and industry talks
- songwriting and jam sessions.
- Many opportunities to play short sets around our campuses for campus-based events
- Audition to perform at our annual Festival of Sound held at the Bristol Beacon
- Perform at Amplify festival – a celebration of underground, electronic, rap, hip hop, RnB music and culture
We can help you develop your look, provide you with a photoshoot and develop a logo for you.
Highlights for some of our solo artists and musicians have included visits to BBC Introducing Live and recording sessions at Real World Studios.
"Thanks to Centre for Music I’ve done loads of gigs and now I’m getting paid gigs!"
Gabrielius Talijunas UWE Bristol student
Already a member?
Join the UWE Bristol Band Hub Facebook group to start meeting other musicians.
Keep your eye on the Facebook group – teaching, recording and performing opportunities are announced there first.